Lignans

Known as: Lignan, Lignans [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A class of dibenzylbutane derivatives which occurs in higher plants and in fluids (bile, serum, urine, etc.) in man and other animals. These… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
Recent evidence has suggested that flavonoid and lignan intake may be associated with decreased risk of chronic and degenerative… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Phytoestrogens may play a role in hormone-related diseases such as cancer, but epidemiological and clinical data are conflicting… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Enterolignans (enterodiol and enterolactone) can potentially reduce the risk of certain cancers and cardiovascular diseases… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
The metabolism of the plant lignans matairesinol, secoisolariciresinol, pinoresinol, syringaresinol, arctigenin, 7… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
The antioxidant activities of the flaxseed lignan secoisolariciresinol diglycoside (SDG) and its mammalian lignan metabolites… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Lignans and flavonoids are naturally-occurring diphenolic compounds found in high concentrations in whole grains, legumes, fruits… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
Isoflavonoid phytoestrogens and lignans in plants are known to be constituents of animal and human food and recently they have… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
Mammalian lignans such as enterolactone and enterodiol, which are produced in the colon from precursors in foods, have been… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
Epidemiologic studies revealed low mortality in hormone-dependent cancer in Japanese women and men consuming a traditional diet… (More)
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
Lignans have, until recently, been found only in plants. Enterolactone and enterodiol are the major lignans present in the urine… (More)
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